Nerea Gurrutxaga grew up in San Sebastian, Basque Country. In 2014 she graduated from London Contemporary Dance School. At the time she was awarded the Peggy Hawkins scholarship. She participated on an exchange programme with Danish National School of Performing Arts in Copenhagen in 2013. She was an apprentice dancer in Scottish dance theatre since August 2014 as part of her postgraduate diploma.
As a freelance dancer she has worked with Edinburgh based company Curious Seed, Dundee based company Shaper Caper and she is part of the ‘Collective Endeavors‘ based in Glasgow.